Book Review Index


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Titlesort descending Author/Editor Series Publisher Year Issue P Review Author
Vision and Leadership: Reflections on Joseph and Moses Soloveitchik, Joseph B., Shatz, David, Wolowelsky, Joel B., Ziegler, Reuven Ktav 2013 S/O13 42
Vision Confonts Reality: Historical Perspectives on the Contemporary Jewish Agenda Kozodoy, Ruth, Sidorsky, David, Sultanik, Kalman The Herzl Yearbook, no. 9 Associated University Presses 1989 F/M 90 18
Vision of Eden, The: Animal Welfare and Vegetarianism in Jewish Law and Mysticism Sears, David Orot 2004 M/J 04 21-22
Visions of the Night: A Study of Jewish Dream Interpretation Covitz, Joel Shambhala 1990 F/M 92 17-18
Visions of the Psalms: Through the Gate of Colors Berger, Moshe Tzvi Halevi Feldheim 2005 F/M 06 28-29
Visions, Images, and Dreams Goldman, Eric N/D 84 4
Visit with Ktonton in Story and Song Weilerstein, Sadie Rose S/O 85 7
Visiting a Synagogue Nason, Ruth Start-up Religion Series Cherrytree Books 2005 N/D 05 20-21
Vive la Paris Codell, Esme Raji Hyperion 2006 S/O 06 13
Vladimir Jabotinsky’s Story of My Life Jabotinsky, Vladimir, Horowitz, Brian, Katsis, Leonid Wayne State University Press 2016 M/J 2016 31 Ben-Gad, Shmuel
Voice of Nobles: Commentary of the Dubner Maggid on the Book of Ecclesiastes, The Kranz, Jacob ben Wolf, Zucker, David Feldheim 2009 M/J 10 35
Voice of the Poor in the Middle Ages, The: An Anthology of Documents from the Ciaro Geniza Cohen, Mark R. Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World Series Princeton University Press 2005 F/M 06 29, 31
Voice Shall Sing Forth: Commentary of the Dubner Maggid on the Song of Songs, A Kranz, Jacob ben Wolf, Zucker, David M. Feldheim 2008 M/J 10 35
Voices & Views: A History of the Holocaust Dwork, Deborah Rowman & Littlefield 2002 M/J 03 14
Voices from a Time: A Novel Bonucci, Silvia, King, Martha Steerforth Italia 2006 S/O 07 42
Voices from Genesis, Guiding Us Through the Stages of Life Cohen, Norman J. Jewish Lights Publishing 1998 N/D 99 41828
Voices from Israel: Understanding the Israeli Mind Levine, Etan Cornwall Books 1986 S/O 86 8
Voices from the Holocaust Roth, Sylvia N/D 81 12
Voices from the Paterson Silk Mills Wallerstein, Jane Arcadia Publishing 2000 S/O 01 21-22
Voices of the Matriarchs: Listening to the Prayers of Early Modern Jewish Women Weissler, Chava Beacon Press 1998 S/O 00 31-32
Voices of the Shoah: Remembrances of the Holocaust: An Audio Documentary Notowitz, David Jewish Federation of Los Angeles; Rhino Records 2000 S/O 00 39
Voices of the Shoah: Remembrances of the Holocaust: An Audio Documentary (AUDIO) Notowitz, David Rhino Records 2000 S/O 00 39
Voices of Wisdom Klagsbrun, Francine Pantheon 1980 Sp80 13
Voices within the Ark Schwartz, Howard Sp 81 6
Voices Within the Ark: The Modern Jewish Poets Schwartz, Howard, Rudoff, Anthony Avon 1980 F 81 6
Voicing the Void: Muteness and Memory in Holocaust Fiction Horowitz, Sara R. SUNY Press 1997 M/J 97 17
Volac (AUDIO) Zorn, John, Friedlander, Erik Tzadik 2007 M/J 08 46
Volcano Sequence, The Ostriker, Alicia Suskin University of Pittsburgh Press 2002 S/O 02 32
Voyage Geras, Adele M/J 83 9
Voyage of the Damned Thomas, Gordon, Witts, Max Morgan Stein & Day 1974 D 74 30
Voyage Unplanned Yerby, Frank Dial Press 1974 D 74 27
Wailing Wall Liberman, Judith Weinshall, Davis, Gail Dog Ear Publishers 2017 M/J 2018 18 Eskin, Marcie
Wait! It's Friday Barash, Chris, Grove, Christine Apples and Honey Press 2019 M/J 2019 21 Cole, Ellen
Waiting for Eugene Lowenstein, Sallie Lion Stone Books 2006 N/D 05 13
Waiting for Mama Moskin, Marietta Coward 1974 W75 29
Waiting for the Messiah: Stories to Inspire Jews with Hope Staiman, Mordechai Aronson 1997 F/M 98 41986
Waiting Wall, The Braunstein, Leah Levy, Katz, Avi Hachai 2009 N/D 09 15
Wake Up Mish and Mush - A Story About Negel Vasser Diamond, Shani, Teleshevsky, Sarah Baila, Niasoff, Nissa Mish and Mush, book 1 Feldheim 2002 N/D 02 29
Wake Up, Wake Up, to Do the Work of the Creator Helmreich, William B. Harper & Row 1976 Sp77 28
Walk the Dark Streets Baer, Edith Farrar 1998 F/M 99 16
Walk Through Jubilees: Studies in the Book Jubilees and the World of its Creation, A Kugel, James L. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 156 Brill 2012 S/O12 40
Walk Together, Children: A Collection of Black and Jewish Music (SOUND) Williams, Denise 2006 S/O 08 37
Walking the Bible: An Illustrated Journey for Kids Through the Greatest Stories Ever Told Feiler, Bruce HarperCollins 2004 F/M 05 26
Walking through Israel Gavron, Daniel S/O 81 13
Wall of Two: Poems of Resistance and Suffering from Krakow to Buchenwald and Beyond, A Karmel, Henia, Karmel, Ilona University of California Press 2007 M/J 08 20
Wall: A Modern Fable, The Sutcliffe, William Walker Books 2013 M/J13 7
Wallenberg: The Man in the Iron Web Lester, Elenore M/J 83 3
Walls of Cartagena, The Durango, Julia, Pohrt, Tom Simon & Schuster 2008 N/D 08 30
Walls of Jerusalem, The Lesberg, Sandy, Canetti, Nicolai Bobbs Merrill 1976 W77 27
Walter’s Welcome: The Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family Flight from the Nazis to Peru Echenberg, Eva Neisser, Rasminsky, Judy Sklar Skyhorse Publishing 2018 M/J 2018 23 Share, Ellen
Waltz of the Shadows, The Herzberger, Magda S/O 84 7
Wanderers and Settlers in the Far East Dicker, Herman Twayne 1962 Ap 74 24
Wanderers Reflections, A Namztlas, Judith F/M 83 3
Wandering Stars Dann, Jack Harper & Row 1974 Ap 74 25
Wanted!: The Search for Nazis in America Blum, Howard Harper & Row 1976 Sp77 27
Wanting of Levine, The Halberstam, Michael Lippincott 1978 W78 23
War Klein, Leah The B. Y. Times, no. 4 Feldheim 1991 M/J 92 23
War Against God and his People: a Guide to the Holocaust for Young People, The Burstein, Shmuel Targum Press 2000 F/M 02 36-37
War Against the Jews, The Dawidowicz, Lucy S. Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1975 W75 27
War and Peace in the Jewish Tradition Orthodox Forum Series Yeshiva University 2007 S/O 07 53-54
War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948, The Rogan, Eugene L., Shlaim, Avi Cambridge University Press 2001 F/M 02 25
War I Finally Won, The Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker Penguin Random House 2017 M/J 2018 10 Colodny, Debbie
War in the Middle East: A Reporters Story Black September and the Yom Kippur War Hampton, Wilborn Candlewick Press 2007 N/D 07 21
War of the Doomed: Jewish Armed Resistance in Poland, 1942-1944, The Krakowski, Shmuel Holmes & Meier 1984 F/M 85 6
War Orphan in San Francisco: Letters Link a Family Scattered by World War II Mattson, Phyllis Helene Stevens Creek Press 2005 S/O 05 48
War Story: A Novel Edelman, Gwen Riverhead Books 2001 F/M 03 21
War Within, The: a Novel of the Civil War Matas, Carol Simon & Schuster 2001 F/M 02 34
Warburgs, The: The Story of a Family Farrar, David Stein & Day 1975 W75 28
Warmer Season, A Olshan, Joseph McGraw Hill 1987 F/M 88 6
Warriors, The: My Life as a Jewish Soviet Partisan Zissman, Harold Syracuse University Press 2005 M/J 06 31-32
Wars of the Jews Rosenthal, Monroe, Mozeson, Isaac Hippocrene Books 1990 M/J 90 41986
Warsaw Diary of Adam Czerniakow, The Czerniakow, Adam Ma 80 5
Warsaw Diary of Chaim A. Kaplan, The, 2nd ed. Katsh, Abraham I. Collier Books 1974 D 74 29
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, The Zelnert, Karen Millbrook 1993 M/J 94 41986
Warsaw Ghetto: A Guide to the Perished City, The Engelking, Barbara, Leociak, Jacek Yale University Press 2009 S/O 10 31
Warsaw Ghetto: the 45th Anniversary of the Uprising, The Interpress Publishers 1990 M/J 90 13
Warsaw is My Country: The Story of Krstyna Bierzynska Holmgren, Beth Academic Studies Press 2018 M/J 2019 30 Silverburg, Sanford R.
Warsaw. The Jewish Metropolis: Essays in Honor of the 75th Birthday of Professor Antony Polonsky. Dynner, Glenn, Guesnet, Francois Brill 2015 F/M 16 6 Levy, David B
Warsaw: A Novel of Resistance Litewka, Albert Sheridan Square Press 1989 F/M 90 18
Was Hitler a Riddle? Western Democracies and National Socialism Ascher, Abraham Stanford University Press 2012 M/J13 16
Was I a Spy? Kochmanski, Bronislaw, Rosen, Sara, Weingarten, Bernice Helena Koshmansk Weingarten 2002 M/J 03 18
Washday on Noahs Ark Rounds, Glen Holiday 1985 S/O 85 6
Waste Not, Want Not: Kosher Cookbook Fruchter, Yaffa Ktav 2019 N/D 2019 23-24 Gordon, Ilka
Watch Out for Flying Kids! How Two Circuses, Two Countries, and Nine Kids Confront Conflict and Build Community Levinson, Cynthia Peachtree 2015 S/O 2015 37 Rapp, Andrea
Watch the Stars Come Out Levinson, Riki M/J 86 5
Watch the Stars Come Out Levinson, Riki, Goode, Diane Dutton 1985 A/M 86 5
Watcher in the Shadows, The Moriarty, Chris, Edward Geyer, Mark Harcourt 2013 S/O13 4
Watermelon in the Sukkah, A Rouss, Sylvia A., Iosa, Ann Kar-Ben 2013 S/O13 14
Wats an Israel? Burstein, Chaya M. N/D 83 10
Way into Encountering God in Judaism, The Gillman, Neil Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 S/O 01 13
Way into Jewish Prayer, The Hoffman, Lawrence A. Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 S/O 01 15
Way into Judaism and the Environment, The Benstein, Jeremy Jewihs Lights 2007 S/O 07 44
Way into the Varieties of Jewishness Fishman, Sylvia Barack The Way Into Series Jewish Lights Publishing 2007 S/O 07 47
Way into Tikkun Olam, The Dorff, Elliot N. Repairing the World Jewish Lights Publishing 2005 M/J 06 25
Way Into Torah, The Cohen, Norman J. Jewish Lights Publishing 2000 S/O 01 10
Way Jews Lived: Five Hundred Years of Printed Word and Images, The Harris, Constance McFarland 2009 M/J 10 33
Way Meat Loves Salt, The: A Cinderella Tale from the Jewish Tradition Jaffe, Nina Holt 1998 F/M 99 18
Way of Splendor: Jewish Mysticism and Modern Psychology (updated 25th ed.), The Hoffman, Edward Jewish Mysticism and Modern Psychology Rowman & Littlefield 2007 S/O 08 24
Way of the Boundary Crosser, The: An Introduction to Jewish Flexidoxy Winkler, Gershon Aronson 1998 S/O 98 30-31
Way too Much Challah Dough Shulman, Goldie, Romanenko, Vitaliy Hachai 2006 N/D 06 13-14